Areas of Expertise
- Business Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Property & Finance
“Being open and transparent is central to establishing a successful working relationship with my clients and necessary to achieve a decisive result. For me, this has always been an essential element of the legal process.”
Clayton Long is widely acknowledged across the industry for his expertise in the area of Family and Relationship Law. In addition to this, he also has substantial experience in Commercial Litigation and Employment Law. He is one of the Founders of Clinch Long Woodbridge (CLW).
Clayton began his professional career as an Accounting Intern with Price Waterhouse Coopers after completing his Commerce degree and eventually, after going on to graduate in Law, took up a role with Minter Ellison, working within their Taxation, Commercial Litigation and Insolvency divisions.
In 1991 he joined Potts Latimer Solicitors as a specialist Litigation lawyer and remained there until 1994, when he co-founded Clinch Neville Long, which eventually became Clinch Long Woodbridge.
Over the last 25 years, Clayton has successfully resolved thousands of Family Law cases, enabling 97% of parties to reach a legal resolution, without the need to conduct a court hearing.
Clayton has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law from the Australian National University and a Masters of Law from Sydney University. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1989.